Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) insider John W. Bordelon sold 7,422 shares of Home Bancorp stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.50, for a total value of $322,857.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ HBCP) traded up $0.72 during trading on Thursday, hitting $43.58. The stock had a trading volume of 38,452 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,124. The stock has a market capitalization of $318.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.03 and a beta of 0.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 0.99. Home Bancorp, Inc. has a 1 year low of $32.52 and a 1 year high of $47.20.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The bank reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.63 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $18.25 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $18.54 million. Home Bancorp had a net margin of 22.54% and a return on equity of 9.72%. research analysts forecast that Home Bancorp, Inc. will post 2.53 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 6th were paid a $0.14 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 3rd. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.28%. Home Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.67%.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in Home Bancorp by 3.1% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,438 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $189,000 after purchasing an additional 133 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its stake in Home Bancorp by 0.3% in the second quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 49,973 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,125,000 after purchasing an additional 158 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. grew its stake in Home Bancorp by 6.7% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 3,527 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $119,000 after purchasing an additional 220 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Home Bancorp by 0.3% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 96,906 shares of the bank’s stock worth $4,120,000 after acquiring an additional 324 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management grew its stake in shares of Home Bancorp by 4.0% during the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 9,185 shares of the bank’s stock worth $390,000 after acquiring an additional 357 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 42.13% of the company’s stock.

HBCP has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Home Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Sandler O’Neill restated a “hold” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of Home Bancorp in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.00.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by American Banking News and is owned by of American Banking News. If you are viewing this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of US and international trademark & copyright laws. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/12/07/home-bancorp-inc-hbcp-insider-john-w-bordelon-sells-7422-shares.html.

Home Bancorp Company Profile

Home Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company for Home Bank, N.A. (the Bank). The Bank conducts business through banking offices in the Greater Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Greater New Orleans and Northshore (of Lake Pontchartrain) regions of south Louisiana and the Natchez and Vicksburg regions of west Mississippi.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP)

Receive News & Ratings for Home Bancorp Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Home Bancorp Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.